15 Quick Meals with Ground Beef
Sick of the same old meatloaf and burgers? Spice up dinner with one of these easy ground beef recipes! (15 Photos)
You might think empanada-making is best left to the pros, but this recipe uses frozen store-bought empanada dough so all you have to do is fill them with a tasty ground beef mixture and bake!
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Meatloaf Cupcakes with Cheesy Mashed Potato Frosting
Baking the meatloaf in jumbo cupcake tins cuts the standard loaf pan cooking time in half, so you can have dinner on the table in no time.
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Mini Shepherd’s Pies
If this shepherd's pie looks unusual, it's because the usual potato topping has been replaced with a more nutritious squash puree. But the same savoury, beefy goodness is still underneath.
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Skip the boxed stuff for this fresh and tasty dish of macaroni, ground beef and finely chopped vegetables in a creamy sauce.
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These skewered meatballs are perfect party snacks, or make them a meal with some crusty bread, a side salad and some marinara sauce for dipping.
Linguine & Quinoa Meatballs with Tangy Tomato Sauce
The next time you make meatballs, swap the breadcrumbs for cooked quinoa. The fluffy grain adds extra protein and texture. It will be your new favourite secret ingredient!
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Soft Beef Tacos
These hearty beef tacos will be a welcome addition to your family's "Taco Night" rotation.
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Portobello and Beef Patty Melt
This diner classic may not look healthy, but it's made with a mixture of lean ground beef and finely chopped portobello mushrooms. You'll get all of the flavour with less fat!
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Beef & Bean Chile Verde
Chile verde is usually a slow-cooked stew made with pork, but this is a fast weeknight version with quick-cooking ground beef and store-bought green salsa.
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Kobe Meatloaf with Caramelized Ketchup
Leave it to chef Wolfgang Puck to turn plain old meatloaf into something glamorous. Here, kobe beef replaces the usual ground chuck and a tangy, cooked-down ketchup stands in for the usual topping.
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Lasagna Al Forno
Love your lasagna with lots of meat? This recipe, made with ground beef and pancetta (Italian bacon), will hit the spot.
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Meat Sauce Maximus
Made with lean ground beef, prosciutto, tomatoes and plenty of Italian herbs and spices, this isn't your everyday meat sauce.
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Tex-Mex Taco Salad
Taco salad doesn't have to be a heavy, fattening dish. This version uses lean ground beef, low-fat sour cream and lots of spices to add flavour. Serve with baked tortilla chips for a quick and satisfying dinner.
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High-Speed Hamburger with Fast Fries
Sure, a hamburger is an obvious use for ground beef, but this recipe will give you juicy burgers and fries in about 15 minutes. That's faster than take-out!
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This meatloaf is made extra tasty (and moist!) from ground beef, veal and pork.
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